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Post by Darakhshan Nazir » 29 Aug 2017, 01:20

Izesicle wrote:Racy scenes are only acceptable in erotic fiction. Love scenes I tolerate in romance novels. Unless written very well, I find love scenes unnecessary and distracting.
Yes I can't deny that they are distracting
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Post by ReadingRebecca » 29 Aug 2017, 18:59

I agree, Snowflake. I'm ok without those scenes. I think the interactions, conversations and so on are more meaningful than just getting the steam going.
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Post by Kalin Adi » 29 Aug 2017, 20:10

If the writer is good, he/she does not have to be so descriptive about gushy love scenes. The reader may get the idea and proceed with the story.

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Post by Darakhshan Nazir » 29 Aug 2017, 22:00

Kalin Adi wrote:If the writer is good, he/she does not have to be so descriptive about gushy love scenes. The reader may get the idea and proceed with the story.
yes depends upon writer's way of writing. and also on reader's taste
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Post by readandsmile » 29 Aug 2017, 22:23

Darakhshan Nazir wrote:
Kalin Adi wrote:If the writer is good, he/she does not have to be so descriptive about gushy love scenes. The reader may get the idea and proceed with the story.
yes depends upon writer's way of writing. and also on reader's taste
I do agree with you. There are love scene that is too dirty. but, the reader will judge because we cannot please everyone. :D
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Post by ButterscotchCherrie » 30 Aug 2017, 03:08

I much prefer love scenes which leave the reader to use their imagination to fill in the details. Less is more.

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Post by Darakhshan Nazir » 30 Aug 2017, 05:41

ButterscotchCherrie wrote:I much prefer love scenes which leave the reader to use their imagination to fill in the details. Less is more.
Well yes that is also right
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Post by Donnavila Marie01 » 30 Aug 2017, 09:06

Kalin Adi wrote:If the writer is good, he/she does not have to be so descriptive about gushy love scenes. The reader may get the idea and proceed with the story.
I agree. There are some authors who make use of the gushy love scenes to lengthen their story or to catch the attention of their readers even if the love scenes do not really fit the story.

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Post by Julez » 30 Aug 2017, 12:22

I find racy scenes cheesy and tend to skip over them when reading a book. I can definitely do without it.

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Post by charlesjr2 » 30 Aug 2017, 12:40

I'm sorry if I have a different oppinion from everyone else, but I think that there is nothing wrong with racy scenes in a romance novel. Don't get me wrong tho, I totally understand why many of us don't like it very much.

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Post by Donnavila Marie01 » 30 Aug 2017, 18:37

charlesjr2 wrote:I'm sorry if I have a different oppinion from everyone else, but I think that there is nothing wrong with racy scenes in a romance novel. Don't get me wrong tho, I totally understand why many of us don't like it very much.
That is exactly what I think. If it is in a romance genre, it is not a problem but if it is a fantasy genre. It is very much off tangent.

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Post by Darakhshan Nazir » 30 Aug 2017, 19:11

I guess most people don't like description of that much love scenes
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Post by Ljessup » 02 Sep 2017, 17:50

Snowflake wrote:
Mallory Whitaker wrote:I'm personally not into the racy/gushy scenes. I admit they have their place in some genres and/or plots, but I'm perfectly okay without them. I find them a little cheesy a lot of the time.
I feel this way too. It seems like a lot of us on the page feel the same way....

I concur with you both. There are moments that they fit in and it doesn't make it feel over the top, but I still feel like I would enjoyed the book just as much, or maybe more, without them!

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Post by MANENO ALEX » 03 Sep 2017, 13:50

Love scene also play a great role as it is a part of life. It stimulate the feeling of the reader to feel as the part of that story

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Post by jdy » 03 Sep 2017, 21:56

I prefer the "racey" parts be left out. There is something about leaving something to the imagination. I don't like to read about every intimate detail.

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